It is that time of year again, the Peppermint Mocha is here, Christmas blend is brewing, the elf on the shelf has returned (#sadface) and the holiday music is cranking in the stores. Starbucks recently announced they are bringing back their Starbucks for Life Game throughout the holiday season.
If you haven’t played Starbucks for Life it is a fun little game where you can earn anything from bonus stars to holiday drinks, to FREE STARBUCKS FOR LIFE. This year 2 .5 MILLION Prizes will be given away!
Now, if you are like me and only have Starbucks once or twice a week, winning at this game might seem impossible. Here, I will give you the overview on how to play and tips on how to play for free and increase your chances of winning by 500%….It’s Easy & FREE!
Starbucks for Life is Back for 2020! Super Secret Ways to Win!
The Starbucks for Life Game runs this year from December 1, 2020 – January 4, 2021. In 2020 Starbucks launched a whole new batch of Starbucks games from the Starbucks Summer Game to Starbucks Starland, but the granddaddy of them all is Starbucks for Life.
1) How to Play
The game is pretty simple and fun.
- You have to be a Starbucks rewards member
- Sign up by going to starbucksforlife.com or via the Starbucks App
- You earn a game play every time you make a qualifying purchase with the card that is registered to your starbucks rewards. (It’s easiest if you use the app)
- You can earn up to two game plays a day (basically by drinking Starbucks twice a day) plus you can also earn game plays by completing challenges.
- Collect all three pieces in a row and you can win the collect and win prizes, there are also instant win prizes of bonus stars and free holiday drinks
2) Earn Extra gameplays with the Starbucks for Life Challenges
So, you can also get some extra gameplays by doing some challenges….some of them are FREE….. this is not the super secret trick, I will get to that soon
Here are some of the challenges – This year is a different than the past years as each week Starbucks has new challenges to do each week while in previous years you had the whole holiday season to accomplish all the tasks.
Starbucks for Life Challenges – Week 1 – Hanging with Melody:
December 1 through December 6, 2020
Tier 1 – Make one (1) Mobile Order & Pay purchase transaction at a participating Starbucks store – Receive 1 Bonus Play
Tier 2 – Make three separate Mobile Order & Pay purchases – Earn Three (3) Bonus Plays
Starbucks for Life Challenges – Week 2 – Gingerbrad’s Baking Competition
December 6th, 2020 – December 13th, 2020
Tier 1: Make one (1) purchase transaction at a participating Starbucks store before 11 a.m. (excluding alcoholic beverages, Starbucks Card and Starbucks Card reloads) Receive one (1) bonus play.
Tier 2: Make three (3) separate purchase transactions at a participating Starbucks store before 11 a.m. (excluding alcoholic beverages, Starbucks Card and Starbucks Card reloads) – Earn 3 Bonus Plays
Starbucks for Life Challenges – Week 3 –
Hot Cocoa Quest
December 14th – December 20th, 2020
Tier 1: Make a purchase transaction of $10 or more in a single transaction at a participating Starbucks store. Earn 1 bonus play.
Tier 2: Make a purchase transaction of $15 or more in a single transaction at a participating Starbucks store – Earn 3 bonus plays
Starbucks for Life Challenges – Week 4 – Juniper’s Firewood Hunt:
December 21st – December 27th, 2020
NOW THIS IS A TOUGH CHALLENGE
Tier 1: Make one (1) purchase transaction at a participating Starbucks store before noon and one purchase after 12:00 pm on the same day. (excluding alcoholic beverages, Starbucks Card and Starbucks Card reloads) – Earn 1 Bonus Play
Tier 2: On three (3) separate days make a purchase at a Starbucks store before noon and one purchase after 12:00 pm on the same day. – Earn 3 Bonus Plays
Starbucks for Life Challenges – Final Week – It’s a Wrap
December 28th 2020 – January 4th, 2021
Tier 1: Make 2 purchases using your Starbucks card or app – Earn 1 Bonus Play
Tier 2: Make four (4) separate purchase transactions at a participating Starbucks store – Earn 3 Bonus Plays
Last Year There were also random bonus challenges that pop up that will appear like Hot Cocoa Day, if we see these appear we will update this article right away.
3) Super Secret Way to Increase your Chances by at least 500%
Look, I love my Starbucks and would love winning Starbucks for Life, but I don’t go enough to win barely anything. And I have five kids so you won’t see me heading to Starbucks before 7 am to get the “Early Riser” game play when I got 5 kids to get ready for school. However, there is a SUPER SECRET way I can still earn entries from all the challenges and daily entries for FREE. There is no need to break from your normal routine to get gameplays. Here is how to do it.
- Click on the globe at the bottom center to play and scroll to the bottom.
- At the bottom, you will see no purchase necessary and then click here to enter.
- Fill out your name and address
- Choose the challenge you want to earn entries and click submit!
- In a minute you will receive an email saying activate your entry and play
- You can do this for every challenge
- Plus you can do the daily entry twice a day, every day!
- Basically, you can earn over 100 gameplays for FREE
What are The Prizes?
Like I said, there are 2.5 million prizes. In addition to Starbucks for Life, here are some of the other large prizes.
- Starbucks for You for 1year, 6 months, 3 months, or 1 month
- $500 Starbucks Gift Card
- Bose QuietComfort® Earbuds
- Alaska Airlines® Roundtrip Travel
Some of the Smaller Starbucks for Life Prizes Include:
- Starbucks for Life Limited Edition Puzzle from Ravensburger® (One of a Kind Premium Puzzle)
- Feeding America Charitable Donation (5 meals donated to a needy family)
- Starbucks for Life Coffee Collection (This super-special gift set features a tumbler, Starbucks Reserve coffee, a beanie hat and a Starbucks Reserve® canvas tote bag)
- Starbucks for Life Holiday Card Set
- Bonus Stars (From 5 stars to 150 stars)
- Starbcuks Food & Drinks (Enjoy Your next coffee or bakery item at participating stores could be free!)
What are your chances to win Starbucks for Life?
There are 5 Starbucks for life rare game pieces that will be given out during the promotion. The estimated value of winning Starbucks for Life is $56,575.00
Here is a break down of all the major prizes that will be distributed not to mention the 200,000 Instant Win Prizes available
I have won hundreds of bonus stars and some free drinks this way (no free Starbucks for life #sadface) and it literally takes just a minute or two each day, less time then a Starbucks run.
Starbucks for Life Secret Tier
The Starbucks for life game also has a secret tier you can unlock once you earn enough plays. This secret tier will get you chances to win Starbucks merchandise including some of their most sought after tumblers and mugs.
Think of all the delicious Caramel Brulee Lattes that you will be able to sip up this holiday season, and hopefully you will win one of the big prizes, like Starbucks for a month, Starbucks for a year, or best yet Starbucks for Life! Good Luck!
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